Challenges in developing biohydrogen as a sustainable energy source: implications for a research agenda.

  title={Challenges in developing biohydrogen as a sustainable energy source: implications for a research agenda.},
  author={Laura B. Brentner and Jordan Peccia and Julie B Zimmerman},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={44 7},
The U.S. Department of Energy's Hydrogen Program aims to develop hydrogen as an energy carrier to decrease emissions of greenhouse gases and other air pollutants and reduce the use of fossil fuels. However, current hydrogen production technologies are not sustainable as they rely heavily on fossil fuels, either directly or indirectly through electricity generation. Production of hydrogen by microorganisms, biohydrogen, has potential as a renewable alternative to current technologies. The state… CONTINUE READING
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